March 17th, 2008

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Next Boston Lisp Meeting: Monday March 31st 2008, 6pm at MIT 34-401B

PLEASE REGISTER FOR FOOD! ITA Software has kindly offered to sponsor a dinner for our Monthly Boston Lisp Meeting. Please send mail directly to me fare at tunes (dot org) with list of attendees so I may order the correct amount of food. No registration, no food.

Alexey Radul will speak about What I hate most about Scheme and what I'm doing about it. Alexey Radul is a graduate student at MIT. He uses the Scheme programming language, for which he has written an extension for probabilistic programming.

Rahul Jain will present DefDoc. DefDoc is a lisp-based document description and processing system. Both macros and object-orientation are available so that the description of a document can be focused as much as possible on content and structure. Rahul Jain is a New York based consultant who programs in Common Lisp for fun and profit.

The Lisp Meeting with take place at MIT, room 34-401B. As the numbers indicate, this is in Building 34, on the 4th floor.

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PS: The previous Boston Lisp Meeting on March 3rd was a big success, with about 40 attendants. Thanks a lot to all those who came. I hope we'll meet again and have more of those interesting conversations.

PPS: We're more than ever looking for speakers. We have a lot of potential speakers, but few confirmed speakers at scheduled dates. The call for speakers and all the other details are at < >.

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